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Date:      Tue, 23 Nov 2004 22:43:41 +0100
From:      "Daniel Eriksson" <daniel_k_eriksson@telia.com>
To:        <freebsd-current@freebsd.org>, =?iso-8859-1?Q?'S=F8ren_Schmidt'?= <sos@DeepCore.dk>
Subject:   ataraid and 1TB+ storage?
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I can't seem to use ataraid to create a 1.2TB array from 6 x 200GB discs. If
I only use 5 of the discs it seems to work just fine. This is on CURRENT
from today.

Is this a known limitation?

All 6 discs are located on a HighPoint RocketRAID 454 controller.

ad4: 190782MB <ST3200822A/3.01> [387621/16/63] at ata2-master UDMA100
ad5: 190782MB <ST3200822A/3.01> [387621/16/63] at ata2-slave UDMA100
ad6: 190782MB <ST3200822A/3.01> [387621/16/63] at ata3-master UDMA100
ad7: 190782MB <ST3200822A/3.01> [387621/16/63] at ata3-slave UDMA100
ad8: 190782MB <ST3200822A/3.01> [387621/16/63] at ata4-master UDMA100
ad9: 190782MB <ST3200822A/3.01> [387621/16/63] at ata4-slave UDMA100

ERROR:
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# atacontrol create RAID0 128 ad4 ad5 ad6 ad7 ad8 ad9
ar0: 9007199253788533MB <ATA RAID0 array> [1499975777/255/63] status: READY
subdisks:
 disk0 READY on ad4 at ata2-master
 disk1 READY on ad5 at ata2-slave
 disk2 READY on ad6 at ata3-master
 disk3 READY on ad7 at ata3-slave
 disk4 READY on ad8 at ata4-master
 disk5 READY on ad9 at ata4-slave

OK:
---
# atacontrol create RAID0 128 ad4 ad5 ad6 ad7 ad8
ar0: 953911MB <ATA RAID0 array> [121606/255/63] status: READY subdisks:
 disk0 READY on ad4 at ata2-master
 disk1 READY on ad5 at ata2-slave
 disk2 READY on ad6 at ata3-master
 disk3 READY on ad7 at ata3-slave
 disk4 READY on ad8 at ata4-master

/Daniel Eriksson




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